The following is a short piece inspired by Chuck Wendig's challenge over on his blog: Terrible Minds. The task was simple - write a piece of flash fiction centred on two things that were to be randomly chosen from Chuck's prompt. The two things I had to include in the piece were: 1) A mysterious … Continue reading Those Killer Kodak Moments
My first ebook is available to buy on Amazon for Kindle. The story is from my forthcoming Urban Fantasy series The Forest Town Chronicles, and you can find it here. The superb artwork is by Peter Campofiori who has a great portfolio here on Word Press. And I must also give great thanks for Kate Johnston at … Continue reading The Great Illusory
It's been a really busy time of late - what with a new job and a hectic schedule of gigs with The 4 Tarantinos. Any spare time I've had has been spent on the realisation of a project that has been lurking in the back of my mind for a number of years, and one … Continue reading Cover Reveal
A random piece inspired by a generally messed up weather situation. I shivered beneath the covers, aware of the horned fellow with cloven hooves beside my bed. "Make it quick, foul demon..." I said, defiantly. "If it is to hell you wish to take me." The strange, little creature laughed. "I'm not the devil." … Continue reading The Lie-in, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
It was a cold January day and there was nothing to do. The usual drivel was airing across the morning TV schedules, and it would be hours until my flat-mate Benny was home. I had to get out, do something with my time off. The sky was grey … Continue reading Seven Doors
Music has always played a vital role in my writing process. Certain songs help to visualise key events in a story, even to the point that I find myself acting out a scene (complete with dialogue) with the track playing in the background. I'm sure this is not a new or unique approach to writing, … Continue reading What’s the soundtrack to your writing?